Earlier T-Mobile announced that it would begin taking pre-orders for the BlackBerry Q10 some time next week. Today, the carrier narrowed it down to April 29th as the date on which it will open pre-orders for business customers. However, neither availability nor pricing wasn’t revealed yet, so for these details you will have to wait a bit more. To give some idea of what to expect, BlackBerry’s suggested price for the Q10 is $249 on contract.
T-Mobile BlackBerry Q10 – Overview
The BlackBerry Q10 is the manufacturer’s latest flagship smartphone combining a physical QWERTY keyboard with a touch screen. The handset features a square 3.1-inch Super AMOLED display with a 720 x 720 resolution and a pixel density of 328 ppi. The phone is powered by a 1.5 GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 Plus processor accompanied by 2 GB of RAM and offers 16 GB of internal memory. There is also a microSD card slot for storage expansion compatible with up to 64 GB cards.
The BlackBerry Q10 packs an 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and 1080p video recording, as well as a 2-megapixel camera. In terms of connectivity, the device offers 4G LTE, NFC, Bluetooth 4.0 and dual-band Wi-Fi with hotspot capability. According to the manufacturer, the 2,100 mAh battery is good for up to 10 hours of talk time. The phone runs BlackBerry 10, which is the latest version of the OS.